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1977 & 1978 Hess trucks both have 1977 in Roman numerals on the battery cover. Difference between the 1977 & 1978 is the size of the rear decal. 1977 decal is 1″ X 1 ½” and the 1978 is 7/8″ x 1 ½.”
- The 1977 & 1978 trucks had more chrome than prior years.
- Working head and taillights and removable hose.
- Truck and decals are all present and in excellent condition (see pics).
- Battery compartment is clean (see pic) and all the lights are in working order.
- The truck measures approximately 14″ in length.
- Box is in excellent condition, strong corners with some slight wear that is usual for its age (see pics).
- Complete with both top & bottom inserts plus battery card.
- End of the box reads: Made in Hong Kong “Amerada Hess Corporation Woodridge, New Jersey 07095”.
- When the boxes were produced the word Woodbridge was misspelled as Woodridge.
- There is no writing on the other end.
- No truck was issued in 1979 due to the gas shortage.
Truck – Mint / Box – 9.9 Condition
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